ARTNIGHT LONDON 1 of July 2017 / collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery curated by Fatos Ustek

Art Night is a free contemporary arts festival in extraordinary spaces. 

Each year, a leading cultural institution and curator are invited to work in a different area of London, exploring its history, culture and architecture. 

Art Night 2017 is a collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery curated by Fatos Ustek, taking place on July 1 in East London.

 Güneş Terkol, Home is my Heart, 2017, Permanent mural at Middlesex Street Estate. Co-commissioned by Art Night 2017 and City of London Corporation. Courtesy the artist and Krank Art Gallery, Istanbul.

 Desire Passed by Band, 2010 Sewing on fabric, 27 pieces, each 100cm x 150cm

Güneş Terkol, Home is my Heart, 2017, Embroidery on fabric, 140 x 300 cm. Installation view at The Cass, London Metropolitan University. Commissioned by Art Night 2017. Courtesy the artist and Krank Art Gallery, Istanbul.

With thanks to
– All local residents from the Aldgate area who
took part in the workshops.
– Spacehive for hosting the crowdfunding campaign and to the 86 backers who kindly contributed.
– The Cass, London Metropolitan University, Artizan Library and Community Centre, Portsoken Community Centre, Aldgate Community Events, The Aldgate Partnership, Boca Empanadas for helping and supporting the project.
– The City of London Corporation for contributing towards the making of the mural.
– Cass Art for art supplies
– Melek Kitchen for vegan soups.
– Special thanks to Merve İşeri, Ulya Soley, David Rose, Sue-Jane O’Keefe, Michelle Warman, Charlotte Gliniecki, Rachel Levy and Stephen Berwick for helping with the project and to the workshop participants: Honufa Akther, Ozgul Arslan, Güler Ates, Marlies Augustijn, Lise Charpentier, Gianluca, Gasparini,
Sine Icli, Merve Iseri, Barbara Martinez, Triin Metsla, Philippine Nguyen, David Overs, Aslı Ozdemir,
Teodora Pasquinelli, Margaux Portron, Geetanjali Sayal, Serra Tansel.

Günes Terkol is working residents of Aldgate and the Middlesex Street Estate to create a new work for the windows of The Cass, London Metropolitan University and a permanent mural for the Estate.

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